Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 2

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Marlon Byrd’s catch in the fifth was one of the few highlights from Wednesday’s game. (Chicago Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez)

Good pitching wasted
A great catch by Marlon Byrd
Series loss to Gnats

The return to day baseball didn’t help the offense.  Another quality start – this time by Ryan Dempster – went to waste with the Cubs leaving 11 men left on base and going only 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position. The result was another series loss, the fifth of the year and the second at Wrigley Field.  Apparently we can only beat the Brewers more than once in a series. One highlight was Byrd’s catch (video) after losing a ball in the sun.  In case you haven’t heard …

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